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Creator Henry Wallis, 1830–1916, British
Title The Death of Chatterton
Date ca. 1856
Medium Oil on panel
Dimensions 8 15/16 x 11 7/8 inches (22.7 x 30.2 cm)
Signed, lower right: "H Wallis" Signed in lower right: "H Wallis"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.648
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Chatterton, Thomas (1752–1770), poet
Subject Terms arsenic | bed (furniture) | bedroom | bolster (soft furnishing) | broken | candle | chest | coat | curls | dead | death | genre subject | man | manuscripts | pillow | plant | poet | suicide | sun | table (support furniture) | torn | vial | window

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 50, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Gillian B. Greenhill, The Death of Chatterton, or Photography and the Law, History of Photography, vol. 5, no. 3, July 1981, p. 199, fig. 1, TR15 H57 + (HAAS)

Pagliacci, dramma in a prologue and two acts ... : [programme]., , Royal Opera House (London, England), July 2003, p. 24, Not available at Yale

Lindsay Duguid, The Recollected Works, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 5458, November 8, 2007, p. 17, Available Online : TLS Archive , Also Available on microfilm : Film S748 (SML)

Elizabeth A. Pergam, Creating a Furore, Annibale Carracci's 'The Three Maries', Thomas Gainsborough's 'Blue Boy' and Henry Wallis's 'Death of Chatterton' at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition, Apollo, vol 155, June 2002, pp. 48-53, fig. 7, N1 A54 155:2 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Helen Rees Leahy, 'Walking for Pleasure' ? Bodies of Display at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition in 1857, Art History, vol 30, September 2007, pp. 557-558, N1 A75 (YCBA)

Mr. Henry Wallis, Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs, vol 30, March 1917, p. 124, N1 B87 (YCBA)

Martha Tedeschi, "Where the Picture Cannot Go, the Engravings Penetrate", Prints and the Victorian Art Market, Museum Studies, vol 31, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2005, pp. II, 13, Availabel online: iJSTOR Arts & Sciences VII , Also avaiable in hard copy : HAAS N81 C45 (LC)

"Sotheby's Belgravia", Fine Victorian Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolours, Burlington Magazine, vol 114, November 1972, pp. Ixxxii, Ixxxvi, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Geraldine Norman, More High Prices for Paintings, The Times (London), London, 29 November 1972, p. 18, Available online: Times Digital Archive , Also available on Microfilm : Film An T482 (SML)

Ron Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Tate: The Art Magazine, Spring 2002, p. 54, N1 T37 (YCBA)

Death of Chatterton, Athenaeum, 25 June 1859, pp. 841-842, Available online: British Periodicals database

Death of Chatterton, Athenaeum, 4 Febuary 1860, p. 177, Available online: Nineteenth Century Index

[ cover ], British Art Journal, vol. 15, Autumn 2014, front cover, N6761 B74 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ronald Lessens, Henry Wallis ( 1830 - 1916 ), a neglected Pre-Raphaelite, British Art Journal, vol. 15, Autumn 2014, pp. 47, 51-52, fig. 1, N6761 B74 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalogue : The Neil Wilson Collection : a romantic vision : Christie's South Kensington : 4 September 2014, Christie's, Christie's (UK), South Kensington, September 4, 2014, p. 66, lot 130, Auction Cat 2014 September

Alena Marchwinski, The Romantic Suicide and the Artists, Gazette Des Beaux-Arts, 6:109, February 1987, pp. 70-72, fig. 4, p. 70 is image of RELATED Work, N2 G3 (LC) (HAAS Reference)

Martina Droth, Yinka Shonibare, MBE (RA), Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. [12]-[15], V 2643 (YCBA)

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